Businesses across Canadas foodservice sector are bracing themselves for rising food costs resulting from tense international trade negotiations. According to Restaurants Canadas most recent quarterly Restaurant Outlook Survey, six out of 10 respondents believe tariffs imposed on products imported from the United States will have a negative impact on their businesses.
So far this year, menu prices across Ontario have risen by 6.6 per cent, as foodservice operators have had to adjust to the minimum wage increase in January. Restaurants Canada applauds the new Progressive Conservative government for hearing their concerns and making changes that will help support a thriving foodservice sector.
By passing this bipartisan legislation, Congress is seeking to reverse the National Labor Relations Board's expansion of the federal joint employer rule.
Cicely Simpson, the National Restaurant Association's executive vice president of public affairs, outlines why we are urging Congress and the Administration to solve the DACA issue.